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Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape


Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

Wineglass Bay track upgrade complete


One of Tasmania's most iconic tourism experiences, the walk to Wineglass Bay from the lookout to the beach, has now re-opened after a $500,000 upgrade initiated through the Government's Tourism Infrastructure in Parks fund.

Tourism opportunity for Tasman Island


Tourists could soon enjoy the beautiful Tasman National Park from the air, as a change to the management plan could open it up for sensitive and appropriate aircraft access.More

Major recruiting drive under way for Parks and Wildlife Service


The Parks and Wildlife Service had begun one of its largest ever recruiting drives, with up to 30 positions available around Tasmania.

The positions on offer included jobs for rangers, field officers and building supervisors.

The recruitment drive follows from the State Government funding an additional $10 million over four years, which provides for hiring of up to 30 additional staff.

These additional staff will help us to work with the community  to maintain roads, campgrounds, toilets, walking tracks and visitor centres.

The new positions are based in areas from Arthur River to Cradle Mountain, Huonville, the Tasman Peninsula, Freycinet, St Helens, Mole Creek, Hobart and Scottsdale.

Information on the positions is available at www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applications close Friday, 19 February 2010.